The Stages of Budburst in a Tasmanian Vineyard

Budburst is where the buds burst.  Simple really.  These five photos show the different stages which we monitor weekly.  Viticulturists generally use a system called EL numbers to see how budburst progresses, particularly in Tasmanian vineyards where it can be cold and risky. The 5 stages along with their EL number are (from the top): 1: […]

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Budburst

Budburst is upon us. It is a really exciting time of the year.  I feel a sense of optimism every spring, what will the new vintage bring, what challenges lay ahead, can we grow some great grapes, make some good wine? Budburst is where the buds on each shoot burst.  Makes sense really.  Each shoot will […]

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What is Budburst in a Vineyard?….TWTA #43

The Winemaker, The Apprentice. #43 What is budburst in a vineyard? We explain what a bud is, a shoot, a cane. And we finished pruning, BOOOOM!

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TripAdvisor – We have been reviewed

  We now have a listing on TripAdvisor. Only one problem, I wrote it.  And that looks dodgy. http://www.tripadvisor.com.au/Attraction_Review-g445066-d7061814-Reviews-Pressing_Matters-Richmond_Clarence_Greater_Hobart_Tasmania.html If you have visited can you please help us.  Add a review, and I will delete mine. Cheers Paul

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Newsletter September

– Newsletter now brought to you in full HD – Pruning has almost finished – How To Spit Wine Without Hitting The Girl Next To You – New Release – 2014 Riesling R9 – Wine Club – September Release – New Cellar Door booking app Read it here

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How To Open A Bottle Of Wine Without A Corkscrew….TWTA #42

The Winemaker, The Apprentice. #42 How to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew. And it doesn’t involve bashing your wine!

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